Hanna-Liisa Kirchin - Mezzo Soprano (Paradise Moscow RNCM 2013)
The Minskwoman's Aria from Flight - Dove
Trailer Il matrimonio segreto
Che faro senza Euridice? (Hanna Liisa Kirchin - Mezzo Soprano)
Seguidille (Hanna-Liisa Kirchin - Mezzo Soprano)
Va! Laisse couler mes larmes! (Hanna-Liisa Kirchin - Mezzo Soprano)
British mezzo soprano Hanna-Liisa Kirchin is a recent alumnus of the National Opera Studio and studies with soprano Nelly Miricioiu. She is a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music and ENO's Opera Works.
The 2017/18 season includes Flora in a new production of La Traviata with Nederlandse Reisopera, The Mayor's Wife in Janacek's Jenufa with Grange Park Opera, Orfeo in Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice with Longborough Festival Opera, and covering the role of Arsace in Handel's Partenope at English National Opera. She is a New Generation Artist for Iford Arts, and will sing Kate Pinkerton (Madame Butterfly) for the 2018 Festival.
In the 2016 season she made an international debut as Fidalma Il Matrimonio Segreto - in a coproduction between Dutch National Opera, De Nederlandse Reis Opera and Opera Zuid - , and UK debuts as Wowkle (La Fanciulla Del West) with Grange Park Opera, and Ruggiero (Alcina) with Longborough Festival Opera.
2015 included the World Premiere of Nigel Osborne's "Bosnian Voices" with the critically acclaimed Liverpool Philharmonic 10/10 ensemble, and an appearance at the Oxford Lieder Festival.
Awards have included the Miriam Licette Scholarship (Help Musicians UK), the RNCM Elizabeth Harwood Memorial Prize and an Opera Awards Foundation Bursary. She was a finalist in the Jette Parker Young Artist auditions at Covent Garden in 2014 and 2015, and a 2015 Les Azuriales Young Artist.
Previously, roles include Cenerentola (La Cenerentola), Sesto (La Clemenza di Tito), Mercedes (Carmen), Mrs Herring (Albert Herring), Xerxes (Xerxes), Penelope (Il ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria), and Masha (Paradise Moscow), Old Nog( Tarka the Otter - Buxton Festival Opera), 3rd Wild Goose/Poppet (Paul Bunyan - British Youth Opera) and Ensemble (Orfeo) Bayerische Staatsoper.
CV & Repertoire
|Musical Work||Role||Jump-in ready?||Company||Year|
|Puccini: Madama Butterfly||Kate||1 week||Iford Arts||2018|
|Rossini: La Cenerentola||Tisbe||No||Welsh National Opera||2018|
|Prokofiev: War and Peace||Hélène Bezukhova||No||Welsh National Opera||2018|
|Verdi: La Traviata||Flora Bervoix||24 hours||Dutch Touring Opera||2017|
|Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice||Orfeo||24 hours||Longborough Festival Opera||2017|